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Statistics: Pet Survey

In this worksheet, students read information about a survey on pets from a bar chart.

'Statistics: Pet Survey' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Statistics

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Statistic Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A survey is carried out at school, in which children are asked to say which pets they own.

The results are shown in this bar chart.

 

Pet bar chart

 

We can see from this that 15 children have dogs.

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had cats?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a parrot?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a hamster?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had fish?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a horse?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many more children have dogs than cats?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

Which animal is the least popular?

 

Pet bar chart

Dog

Cat

Parrot

Horse

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

Which animal is the most popular?

 

Pet bar chart

Dog

Cat

Parrot

Horse

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many less children have hamsters than fish?

 

Pet bar chart

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many cats and dogs are owned by this group of children?

 

Pet bar chart

  • Question 1

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had cats?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
10
EDDIE SAYS
The top of the cat column is in line with the number 10, which means that 10 children have cats.
  • Question 2

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a parrot?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
The top of the parrot column goes up to the number 2, meaning that 2 children have a pet parrot.
  • Question 3

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a hamster?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The top of the hamster column goes in between the 4 and 6, meaning that 5 children have a pet hamster.
  • Question 4

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had fish?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
The top of the fish column goes to 12, meaning 12 children have a pet fish.
  • Question 5

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many children had a horse?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
The top of the horse column goes to the 4, meaning 4 children have a pet horse.
  • Question 6

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many more children have dogs than cats?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
15 children have dogs and 10 have cats. This means that 5 more children have dogs than cats.
  • Question 7

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

Which animal is the least popular?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
Parrot
EDDIE SAYS
Only 2 children have parrots, so it is the least popular pet.
  • Question 8

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

Which animal is the most popular?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
Dog
EDDIE SAYS
15 children have dogs, so that means it is the most popular.
  • Question 9

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many less children have hamsters than fish?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
12 children have fish and 5 have hamsters, so 7 more children have fish than hamsters.
  • Question 10

Read the information from the bar chart to answer the question.

How many cats and dogs are owned by this group of children?

 

Pet bar chart

CORRECT ANSWER
25
EDDIE SAYS
15 children have dogs and 10 have cats. 15 + 10 = 25, so 25 children have either a dog or a cat.
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